But his job with the bat and ball is not over yet and will be one of the main players for the RCB unit. More importantly with Rohit Sharma, K Pollard not firing and Ambati Rayudu still recovering from the injury - against Pune - Pandya brothers can use a good start as a base for the late onslaught.
Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma flies down to Bengaluru to spend quality time with Virat Kohli during IPL 10. Handed a temporary respite from the prying eyes, the RCB captain cut no corners to fast-track return to action. But RCB will be tough to beat with Virat's inclusion and ABD's blistering form. The Royal Challengers Bangalore will be striving to put their best foot forward and win today's game to gain the momentum and a place in this year's IPL. But we have to focus on our strengths and see what we can achieve.
Mumbai, with the batting they possess, were expected to chase the 143-run target comfortably on a batting friendly pitch at the Chinnaswamy Stadium.
Boria: But Virat not only Virat the batsman, Virat the captain. There is an added responsibility on these young players to perform and do well.
"I did battle against some serious batters in my time".
Bowling- The inclusion of Tymal Mills has done a world of good to this ever struggling RCB bowling unit.
Are we going to witness a one-sided match?
But he didn't "duck" or "leave", but played every bouncer-faced-question with his very own style.. They rely heavily on their 2 go to bowlers and their batsman to give them enough runs on the board. One is fast bowler from England and other one is young spin bowler from India.
Norway police neutralize explosive device, arrest suspect
Norway's security service PST said early Sunday it had taken over the investigation for several reasons but did not elaborate. An additional 69 people were killed afterwards when he went on a shooting spree at nearby Utoeya island.
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner officially filed for divorce
He told her, "We're good friends and we're doing our best and our kids are fabulous and we're working our best for them". If you were hoping for Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner to reunite and live happily ever after, you won't like this news.
North Korean suspects allowed to leave because police had already questioned them
But a deal was reached to allow them to leave after Kim's regime reciprocated and took several Malaysian citizens hostage. It has denied any role in the Kim Jong Nam's killing and denounced the investigation as flawed and politically motivated.
Well, we are loving how Virat is slowly displaying his affection for Anushka and we await the day when Anushka will openly profess her feelings for the man too. To make the matters worse, Nitish Rana, who had scored 50 and 45 in his last two appearances for MI, got out for 11 as MI were 33/5 from 8 overs.
After the narrow win against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Sunday, the Rohit Sharma-led side dominated with both bat and ball to defeat Sunrisers Hyderabad by four wickets on Wednesday.
Kohli's score on comeback: Runs: 62. He has been troubled by the wrong-uns of Tahir, Narine and Rashid khan respectively. But he needs to hold on that against powerful RCB batting line up as well.
Bowling- MI slow bowling and death bowling has been spot on. They brought Harbhajan Singh into the attack in the power play overs. Solid effort from MI bowlers.
Mitchell McClenaghan has been expensive so far in the tournament and could make way for Mitchell Johnson. Can we witness some close and nail-biting match? That's a call we have to take collectively as a management.
Royal Challengers opened up here with scores of 227 and 191 in 2016 and that's not untypical.
RCB's home turf M Chinnaswamy Stadium has smaller boundaries and is a batting feast.